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Primary isolated osteoma cutis of the face

  • Author(s): Moreira Amorim, Gustavo
  • Mastrangelo Marinho Falcão, Eduardo Mastrangelo Marinho Falcão
  • Carvalho Quintella, Danielle
  • Cuzzi, Tullia
  • Canedo de Magalhães, Taíssa
  • Raso Bastos, Paula
  • et al.
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We report a healthy, 44-year-old woman presentingwith an at least a 20-year history of hardened papulesin the forehead region, extending to the scalp.The biopsy and histopathologic exam confirmed adiagnosis of osteoma cutis. We review the literaturereview and discuss the classification of the cutaneousossification process presented, along with the resultsof the surgical treatment.

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